|HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)||Lake Forest, Calif. (El Toro HS)|
2015 Track and Field: Earned Third-Team All-Conference in the 3000m, 5000m and Mile at the A-Sun Indoor Championships with marks of 8:17.31, 14:37.95 and 14:29.55 respectively...Finished third in the 1500m at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships with a mark of 3:51.19...Placed fourth at the same meet in the 5000m with a time of 14:44.57...Earned a spot on the A-Sun Indoor All-Academic Team...Won the mile run at the SIU Invite and Emory Crossplex Invite with times of 4:12.00 and 4:16.57 respectively...Finished third at the OSU High Performance Invite with a time of 14:27.28 in the 5000m...
2014 Cross Country: Finished third at the A-Sun Championships with a time of 25:05.5 to earn a First-Team All-Conference spot...Placed 26th at the NCAA South Regionals with a mark of 31:07.0 in the 9.981K...Posted a season-best time of 24:56.8 at the Greater Louisville Classic to finish 41st...Ran the 4.97M at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown in 25:23.0...
2014 Track and Field: Placed third at the Rhodes Open in the 800 meters with a personal-best time of 1:56.48… 4x800-meter relay team finished third at the Shamrock Invitational posting a time of 7:44.71… Won the 5000 meters at the Kentucky Relays finishing in 14:39.83… Ran a personal best in the 5000 meters at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival also breaking the outdoor school record (14:30.22)… Placed second at the Georgia Invitational in the 1500 meters (3:56.59)… Took second at the A-Sun Outdoor Championships in the 5000 meters finishing in 14:42.57.
High School: Ran for Rick Hagin at El Toro High School… 2012 CIF State Cross Country Champion… Won several other prestigious meets during season… Earned automatic bid to compete at NIKE Cross Nationals… Won both League and CIF SS 1600m and 3200m titles in 2013… Orange County Register’s Athlete of the Year in cross country and track and field… PR’s: 1:54.34 800m, 4:09.79 1600m (ranked #32 in Nation), 8:54.01 3200m (ranked #12 in Nation), 14:00 3mile, 15:05 5k
Personal: Son of Irma and Juan Gonzalez… He has one brother (Irvin) and one sister (Evelyn)... Plans to major in criminal justice.